Peggy Lynette (O'Neal) Livermore, 67, of Beebe, Arkansas died December 26, 2017. She was born on April 4, 1950 to Milton O’Neal (died 1997) and Vera O’Neal (died 2019). She is survived by her husband, Andrew E. Livermore of Beebe, AR.; one brother, Michael O'Neal of Hutchinson, KS; three sisters: Pennie & Tim Epperson of Wichita, KS., Lori & Terry Douglas of Rogers, AR., and Pam George (Darrel) of Blythewood, SC,. Funeral December 29, 2017, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Searcy, with burial in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.
Margaret C. (Oakley) Forsyth, 48, born 07/25/1950, died Oct. 23, 1998, at her home in Kansas City, Mo.. She married Michael Forsyth, July 1974, in Lawrence, Ks. Survivors include a daughter, Emily C. Forsyth, Lawrence; her mother, Mary J. Oakley (died 2015) Hutchinson; two sisters, Paula M. Pankow, Manito, Ill. (2015) and Trish Oakley, Redwood City, Calif (2015); and a brother, Lloyd E. Oakley, (died 2001) San Francisco. Graveside service in Memorial Park Cemetery, 1517 East 15th, Lawrence, Ks.
Theodore “Ted” Allen Ocker, 66, born June 27, 1950, died Nov. 22, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Co., from Pancreatic Cancer. He joined the Army National Guard out of high school and retired from the Guard in 1990. He then went to work for the Kansas Dept. of Corrections for sixteen years and retired in 2016. After coming to Colorado Springs, he went to work for a gluten free bakery as a delivery driver from 2008-2013. After leaving Outside the Breadbox, he did some contract driving for a concierge service shuttling cars back and forth between Denver and Colorado Springs. Survived by his wife, Janie; three sons, Paul, Travis and Jarrod; a daughter, Brittany Grauerholz; two sisters, Connie Miller and Beth Prieb; and three grandchildren. Burial Kechi Township Cemetery, Park City, Sedgwick County, Kansas.
Kathleen Ogle Ronnebaum, 69, of Baileyville, Kansas passed away Tuesday afternoon, May 7, 2019 at the family farm home, northwest of St. Benedict. Kathleen (Kate) suffered from ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) since early 2016. Kathleen was born on March 12, 1950 in Stafford, Kansas, daughter of Virgil and Esther Carter Ogle. The family moved to Hutchinson in 1955, where Kathleen attended elementary through high school. She graduated from Grinnell College in Iowa in 1972 with a degree in history with an emphasis on Slavic studies. She earned a master’s degree in elementary education from Emporia State University in 1974 and a master’s degree in special education with an emphasis in gifted education from Kansas State University in 1980. She had moved to Seneca, Kansas in 1973 where she taught in Nemaha Valley Public School and the Nemaha-Marshall Special Education Co-op for 30 years. She and Elmer Ronnebaum were married on October 30, 1976 at St. Mary’s Church in St. Benedict, Kansas. Kathleen taught gifted students for the majority of her career. She also loved reading, baking, gardening, and travel. Kathleen was preceded in death by her parents. Kathleen is survived by her husband, Elmer; a son David, Lawrence, Kansas, and daughter Sarah, Washington, DC; and her siblings, Nancy Ogle of Wichita, Kansas and Mark Ogle of Lawrence, Kansas Mass of Christian Burial, May 11, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in St. Benedict. Burial will be in the church cemetery.